Users' questions

Why does my pregnant belly hurt at the top?

Why does my pregnant belly hurt at the top?

High levels of progesterone are relaxing your intestinal muscles, so gas may happen at any point in your pregnancy. You may experience it even more than usual toward the end of your pregnancy when your enlarged uterus puts extra strain on your muscles and slows digestion.

Is Girl on Top OK during pregnancy?

Since you aren’t huge yet, you might find side-lying, rear-entry, pregnant person-on-top and partner-on-top positions comfortable. Third trimester: It’s totally fine to stick with whatever still feels okay, of course.

Which sleeping position is best for a pregnant woman?

Experts recommend lying on your left side. It improves circulation, giving nutrient-packed blood an easier route from your heart to the placenta to nourish your baby. Lying on the left side also keeps your expanding body weight from pushing down too hard on your liver. While either side is okay, left is best.

Is it normal to have sharp pains during pregnancy?

Sharp, stabbing vaginal pain during pregnancy can feel scary but if it’s not accompanied by any other symptoms (like bleeding), it’s perfectly normal. It may be that the weight of the baby is pressing on a nerve, particularly as your pregnancy progresses and the baby drops.

What causes pain in the ribcage during pregnancy?

Rib pain, or costochondritis, can cause stabbing chest pain during pregnancy. It can also make it painful to breathe deeply late in your pregnancy.

When to call the doctor for pregnancy pains?

Pregnancy Pains that Are Totally Normal (& When to Call the Doctor) 1 Groin pain. 2 Upper GI pain. 3 Irregular contractions. 4 Breast tenderness. 5 Abdominal pain in the first trimester. 6 (more items)

Is it normal to have severe chest pain during pregnancy?

So in some sense, you might consider chest pain a symptom of pregnancy. Note, however, that severe chest pain during pregnancy is not normal and requires medical attention right away (see below). What’s causing your chest pain during pregnancy can depend on when it occurs. Chest pain in early pregnancy is often related to heartburn.

Sharp, stabbing vaginal pain during pregnancy can feel scary but if it’s not accompanied by any other symptoms (like bleeding), it’s perfectly normal. It may be that the weight of the baby is pressing on a nerve, particularly as your pregnancy progresses and the baby drops.

Rib pain, or costochondritis, can cause stabbing chest pain during pregnancy. It can also make it painful to breathe deeply late in your pregnancy.

What to do if your girlfriend has a surprise pregnancy?

Call your brother, best friend, anyone besides the bun-in-the-oven party, and vent to him. One female friend of mine who had The Talk with a guy she’d been seeing for only two months remembers, “He immediately put his head in his hands and started moaning ’Oh shit, oh shit, oh shit’ for maybe five minutes.